Gifted Education Needs Endorsement

Parent Entity: 
Education and Human Services, College of ยป Teacher Education
Program Type: 
Endorsement
Degree Type: 
Endorsement

Program Description:

Wright State's College of Education and Human Services offers a gifted endorsement program that prepares currently licensed and certified teaches to address the special needs of gifted and talented individuals. Teachers who have this endorsement are licensed to work in K-12 settings as an intervention specialist, helping students who have been identified as gifted to achieve their potential. Prospective candidates will engage in specific coursework that will provide a theoretical background in the nature and needs of the gifted child and address curriculum development for the gifted as well as the affective needs of the gifted individual. All candidates will be exposed to direct experiences with gifted children and youth through visitation, in-class speakers, and a practicum experience with gifted children.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Current Ohio teaching license
  • 2.5 Cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA

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